Frisson's core instrumentation of 9 musicians consists of violin, viola, cello, double bass, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and French horn. Frisson also tours in an expanded group as a small chamber orchestra.
 

NEW!  L. V. Beethoven - Symphony No. 3 Op. 55 "Eroica - Nonet version

 

SELECTED REPERTOIRE:

L. V. Beethoven – Septet in E Flat major, Op. 20 for strings and winds

Johannes Brahms – Serenade No. 1 for strings and winds (reconstruction of original chamber version)

Sergei Prokofiev – Quintet in G minor, Op. 39 for oboe, clarinet, violin, viola, bass

Ravel - Tombeau de Couperin for wind quintet
Bohuslav Martinu – Nonet H.374 for strings and winds
Ludwig Spohr – Nonet in F Major, Op.311 for strings and winds
Franz Berwald – Grand Septet in B-flat Major for string and winds
L. V. Beethoven – Duo for Viola and Cello in E flat major, WoO 32 “Eyeglasses”
Leos Janacek – Mládí for wind sextet
Mozart – Divertimento in D major, K.251 for strings, oboe, and 2 horns
Ligeti - Six Bagatelles for winds
Jacques Ibert - Trois Pieces Breves for wind quintet
Wagner- Siegrfied Idyll – chamber version
Max Reger – Serenade, Op.141 for flute, violin, and viola
Richard Strauss – Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks – chamber version
Schubert – Octet in F Major, D. 803
Copland – Appalachian Spring – chamber version
Erwin Schulhoff - Trio for flute, viola, and bass
MIchael Haydn - Divertimento for oboe, viola, and double bass
Samuel Barber - Summer Music for wind quintet


Sample Programs:

7 musicians

2 violins, viola, cello, bass, oboe, clarinet

Divertimento – Michael Haydn

Quintet – Prokofiev

INTERMISSION

Oblivion for clarinet and strings - Astor Piazzolla

String Quintet – Dvorak

 

7 musicians

2 violins, viola, cello, bass, oboe, clarinet

Les Reves de Jacob for oboe and strings – Darius Milhaud

Quintet for strings and winds – Serge Prokofiev

INTERMISSION

Oblivion for clarinet and strings – Astor Piazzolla

Quintet for strings – Antonin Dvorak

 

9 musicians

Quartet for flute and strings – W. A. Mozart

Nonet – Bohuslav Martinu

INTERMISSION

Septet in E Flat Major – L. V. Beethoven

 

9 musicians

Quartet for oboe and strings – W. A. Mozart

Til Eulenspiegel – chamber version – Richard Strauss

Nonet – Bohuslav Martinu

INTERMISSION

Tombeau de Couperin for winds – Maurice Ravel

Octet for strings and winds – August Walter

 

10 musicians

Quartet for oboe and strings – Mozart

Nonet – Bohuslav Martinu

INTERMISSION

Octet in F Major – Franz Schubert

 

(some works are interchangeable between programs)

 

Chamber Orchestra of 12 musicians

Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 – J. S. Bach

Concerto for oboe and violin – J. S. Bach

“Spring” from the Four Seasons – Antonio Vivaldi

St. Paul’s Suite – Gustav Holst

Brandenburg Concerto No. 6

 

Chamber Orchestra of 18 musicians

The Complete Brandenburg Concerti – J.S. Bach

 

Chamber Orchestra of 18 musicians

Program 1

Overture to La Gulia - J.C. Bach

Concerto for violin and oboe – J.S. Bach

Summa for Strings – Arvo Part

Concerto for cello and strings – Boccherini

Symphony No. 6 “Le Matin” – Haydn

 

Program 2

Sinfonia La Veneziana – Antonio Salieri

Concerto for oboe – W. A. Mozart

Concerto for cello and strings – Victor Herbert

Symphony No. 49 “La Passione – Joseph Haydn

 

 

Winds of Frisson

11 musician program

Syrinx for solo flute - Debussy

Mladi for wind sextet - Janacek

Petite Symphonie for winds - Gounod

INTERMISSION

Serenade for Winds - Dvorak

 

Winds of Frisson

6 musicians – 5 winds and guest pianist

Tombeau de Couperin for winds - Ravel

Sextet for piano and winds – Poulenc

INTERMISSION

Three Pieces for clarinet - Stravinsky

Quintet for piano and winds – Beethoven

 

Winds of Frisson

5 musicians

Quintet – Francaix

Bachianas Brasileiras – Villa-Lobos

INTERMISSION

Pan from Metamorphoses for solo oboe – Britten

Summer Music - Barber

Quintet for winds – Hindemith